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There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Hamilton by plane, bus, train, shuttle or car

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Fly to Toronto, bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Toronto (YYZ) BOS - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Pearson International Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

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Train  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Buffalo Depew Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Aldershot VIA Rail

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Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) BOS - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Exhibition GO to West Harbour GO

Fly to Buffalo, shuttle, bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Pearson International Airport Terminal 1
  3. Take the bus from Pearson International Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

Bus  •  16h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Syracuse Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse Bus Station to Toronto
  3. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Hamilton GO Centre Bus 16 / ...

Bus via New York  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to New York Midtown
  2. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Toronto
  3. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16 / ...

Train via New York  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the train from Boston to New York Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Aldershot VIA Rail

Drive  •  8h 52m

  1. Drive from Boston to Hamilton 824.9 km

Boston to Hamilton by bus

The bus journey time between Boston and Hamilton is around 16h 17m and covers a distance of around 1015 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 32m. Operated by Greyhound USA and GO Transit, the Boston to Hamilton bus service departs from Boston and arrives in Hamilton GO Centre Bus. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
16h 17m Average Duration
$93 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Hamilton is to train which costs $40 - $270 and takes 17h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Boston to Hamilton is to fly and bus which takes 5h 20m and costs $160 - $480.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Hamilton GO Centre Bus via Syracuse Bus Station and Union Station Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at West Harbour GO via New York Penn Station and Aldershot GO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 25m.

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The distance between Boston and Hamilton is 724 km. The road distance is 824.9 km.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hamilton without a car is to bus which takes 16h 17m and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Boston to Hamilton, including transfers.

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Boston to Hamilton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston station.

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Boston to Hamilton train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from Boston station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hamilton is to bus which takes 16h 17m and costs $65 - $170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $270 and takes 17h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 723.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Hamilton, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Boston to Hamilton via Syracuse Bus Station, Toronto, and Union Station Bus Terminal in around 16h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Hamilton via Buffalo, Aldershot, and Aldershot GO Bus in around 17h 2m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $800
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Kish Air
Website
kishairlines.ir
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$27 - $90
Child Coach - short notice
$50 - $80
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$45 - $150
Child Business Class - short notice
$50 - $150
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$65 - $160
Business Seat - advance purchase
$90 - $290
Business Seat - short notice
$100 - $290
Coach Seat - short notice
$70 - $230
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
http://www.viarail.ca/
Economy Adult - same day booking
$28 - $120
Economy Adult - Advanced Booking
$28 - $85
Economy Escape Advanced Booking - Adult
$26 - $45
Train from New York Penn Station to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
http://www.viarail.ca/
Economy Adult - same day booking
$120 - $170
Economy Adult - Advanced Booking
$120 - $160
Economy Escape Advanced Booking - Adult
$95 - $130
Amtrak Acela
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$30 - $240
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$60 - $440
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $480
First Class - Child 2-12
$120 - $390
First Class - Senior Citizens
$230 - $700
First Class - Adult
$230 - $700
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $150
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $290
Business Class Seat
$150 - $350
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Pearson International Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
https://www.gotransit.com/
Website
https://www.gotransit.com/en/see-schedules
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Hamilton GO Centre Bus
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.gotransit.com/
Website
https://www.gotransit.com/en/see-schedules
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.gotransit.com/
Website
https://www.gotransit.com/en/see-schedules
Niagara Airbus
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to Syracuse Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Syracuse Bus Station to Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Boston to New York Midtown
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $95
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$26 - $95
Bus from New York Midtown to Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$50 - $170

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Boston to Hamilton bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Hamilton GO Centre Bus station.

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Boston to Hamilton train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Aldershot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Hamilton is 825 km. It takes approximately 8h 52m to drive from Boston to Hamilton.

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Kish Air, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Hamilton. Prices start at $75 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $16.

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